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president

noun [C] (POLITICS)    /ˈprez.ɪ.dənt/
A2 (the title given to) the person who has the highest political position in a country that is a republic and who, in some of these countries, is the leader of the government: President Kennedy the president of France [as form of address] Thank you, Mr/Madam President.Leaders of national and regional governments presidential     /ˌprez.ɪˈden.ʃəl/ adjective [before noun] B2 a presidential candidate 'Art and the Community' was the theme of her presidential address to the annual meeting.People in charge of or controlling other peopleBosses, managers and directorsElectionsLeaders of national and regional governments
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